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[May 22, 2013]
Market Maker Surveillance Report. PFE, MRK, WFC, ORCL, CLWR, SDBT, Bullishly Biased Price Friction For Tuesday, May 21st 2013
May 22, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. Since October 2008 market makers are now required to be on the bid as much as they are on the offer and for like amounts of stock. This Fair Market Making Requirement is designed to prevent market makers from manipulating stock prices. On Tuesday there were 3974 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2684 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2563 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK), WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), SoundBite Communications Inc (NASDAQ:SDBT). To access Friction Factor, Naked Short Data and SqueezeTrigger Prices on all stocks please visit
Market Maker Friction Factor is shown in the chart below: Symbol Change Percent Buy Volume Buy %% Sell Volume Sell %% Net Volume Friction PFE $0.080 0.28% 9,688,638 21.98% 14,718,054 33.39% -5,029,416 Abnormal MRK $2.140 4.73% 14,424,295 30.75% 17,235,929 36.75% -2,811,634 Abnormal WFC $0.480 1.19% 6,187,596 26.86% 8,178,931 35.50% -1,991,335 Abnormal ORCL $0.200 0.57% 8,717,591 44.39% 10,737,968 54.68% -2,020,377 Abnormal CLWR $0.130 3.99% 27,709,698 47.37% 30,523,804 52.18% -2,814,106 Abnormal SDBT $1.970 65.89% 991,447 17.74% 4,598,848 82.26% -3,607,401 Abnormal Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Tuesday and their stock prices rose. The Friction Factor displays how many more shares of buying than selling are required to move a stock higher by one cent or how many more shares of selling than buying moves a stock lower by 1 cent.
For example, the chart above shows PFE with 5,029,416 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.08000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) - Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of medicines for people and animals worldwide. It primarily offers Celebrex, Chantix/Champix, Lipitor, Lyrica, Premarin, Pristiq, and Viagra pharmaceutical products in the therapeutic and disease areas of Alzheimer s disease, cardiovascular, erectile dysfunction, genitourinary, depressive disorder, pain, respiratory, and smoking cessation. The company also provides BeneFIX, Enbrel, Genotropin, Geodon, Prevnar/Prevenar, Rebif, ReFacto AF, Revatio, Xalatan, Xyntha, and Zyvox pharmaceutical products in the therapeutic and disease areas of anti-infectives, endocrine disorders, hemophilia, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, ophthalmology, pulmonary arterial hypertension, specialty neuroscience, and vaccines. In addition, it offers Aromasin, Sutent, Torisel, and Xalkori pharmaceutical products for addressing oncology and oncology-related illnesses; and other prescription pharmaceutical products, such as Arthrotec, Effexor, Medrol, Norvasc, Protonix, Relpax, and Zosyn/Tazocin. Further, the company provides vaccines, parasiticides, and anti-infectives to prevent and treat disease in livestock and companion animals; and non-prescription products, including Advil, Caltrate, Centrum, ChapStick, Preparation H, and Robitussin in the areas of dietary supplements, pain management, respiratory, and personal care. Additionally, it offers various infant and toddler nutritional products, such as S-26 and SMA product lines, as well as formula for infants with special nutritional needs. The company sells its products to wholesalers, distributors, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, individual provider offices, veterinarians, livestock producers, and grocery and convenience stores. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) - Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products worldwide. It offers human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, women's health and endocrine, inflammatory and infectious diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, and others. The company also provides vaccines, including preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. In addition, it discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products comprising vaccines, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs for respiratory diseases, as well as products for the treatment of fertility disorders. Further, the company manufactures and sells over-the-counter products consisting of non-drowsy antihistamines; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant spray; and products for occasional constipation and frequent heartburn. Additionally, it offers foot care products, including topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products, such as sun care lotions, sprays, and dry oils. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, food chain and mass merchandiser outlets, club stores, and specialty channels, as well as managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions. Merck & Co., Inc. has collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur S.A. for the development of combination vaccines. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey..
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC) - Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services. The company's Community Banking segment offers deposits, such as checking accounts, savings deposits, market rate accounts, individual retirement accounts, time deposits, and debit cards; and loan products, including lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education loans, residential mortgage loans, and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, health savings accounts, credit cards, merchant payment processing, and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection services, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, online/electronic products, and investment banking services. This segment also provides construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, secured and unsecured lines of credit, interim financing arrangements, rehabilitation loans, affordable housing loans and letters of credit, permanent loans for securitization, commercial real estate loan servicing, and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company's Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2013, it provided services through approximately 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet, and offices in approximately in 35 countries. The company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) - Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems. It licenses database and middleware software, including database and database management, application server and cloud application, service-oriented architecture and business process management, business intelligence, identity and access management, data integration, Web experience management, portals, and content management and social network software, as well as development tools and Java, a software development platform; and applications software comprising enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, financials, governance, risk and compliance, procurement, supply chain management, enterprise portfolio project and enterprise performance management, business intelligence analytic applications, Web commerce, and industry-specific applications software. The company also provides customers with rights to unspecified software product upgrades and maintenance releases; Internet access to technical content; and Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. In addition, it offers computer server, storage and networking product, and hardware-related software, such as Oracle Solaris Operating System; Oracle engineered systems; storage products, which comprise tape, disk, and networking solutions for open systems and mainframe server environments; and hardware systems support solutions, including software updates for the software components, as well as product repair, maintenance, and technical support services. Further, the company provides consulting solutions in business and IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade services; Oracle managed cloud services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California..
Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) - Clearwire Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides fourth generation (4G) wireless broadband services in the United States. The company builds and operates mobile broadband networks that offer high-speed mobile Internet and residential Internet access services, as well as supports fixed voice over Internet protocol services. It provides retail services under the CLEAR brand in 4G markets; and under the Clearwire brand in legacy markets. The company markets its products and services directly to consumers, as well as through cellular retailers, consumer electronics stores, satellite television dealers, and computer sales and repair stores. It offers its services primarily in the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington D.C. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. As of October 2012, Clearwire Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corp..
SoundBite Communications Inc (NASDAQ:SDBT) - SoundBite Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based, multi-channel services enabling businesses to design, execute, and measure customer communication campaigns for various marketing, customer care, payment, and collection processes. It offers the SoundBite Engage and SoundBite Insight platforms to communicate with customers through automated voice messaging, predictive dialing, text, email messages, and Web communications. The company s multi-channel communications platform, SoundBite Engage, enables clients to design, execute, and measure customer communications across the customer lifecycle; and preference management platform, SoundBite Insight, helps businesses design relevant and targeted customer communications strategies. It also provides a range of client management services, including script development, campaign strategy, professional voice talent recording, custom reporting, and detailed analysis of campaign results. The company offers its services through its direct sales force to business-to-consumer companies in the energy and utilities, financial services, consumer package goods, retail, and telecommunications and media industries in the United States and Europe. SoundBite Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts..
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